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Maha Shivaratri

February 18, 2023

In February was the Hindu holiday of Maha Shivaratri, when millions within India and around the world devote themselves to the purifying and transformative power of Shiva within. At our Shaktidhaam Ashram, our pundits (Vedic priests) honored Shiva with an Abhishek ceremony. Outside the Ashram, Prasad (blessed food) was shared with the local community.

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HealthSpan by Design with Her Holiness Sai Maa

February 5, 2023

Over the weekend of February 4-5, Her Holiness Sai Maa and the teachers shared with the participants how to program the cells for maximum health, youthfulness and longevity in the HealthSpan by Design event held in San Diego, California.

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Darshan with Sai Maa in San Diego

February 3, 2023

On February 3, Her Holiness Sai Maa offered Darshan in San Diego, California. Following a brief discourse by Sai Maa, hundreds of people received the blessings of Darshan during the event, which concluded in chanting with Sai Maa.

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The Gift of Sight

January 15, 2023

In January, 52 people living in rural areas in the district of Uttar Pradesh, India received cataract surgery through The Gift of Sight partnership of the Vivekanand Mission and our Shaktidhaam Ashram. To a rural villager this surgery is life-changing, not just for the recipient, but also the entire family that is freed from worry of the security and well-being of their family member.

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Global Unity Gathering 2022

December 18, 2022

With around 900 people attending in person and online, Her Holiness Sai Maa offered profound teachings and personalized interactions for the participants. The Global Unity Gathering, December 15-18, spanned 4 days of community, joyfulness and powerful energetic activations.

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Global Address with Sai Maa – Being Grateful for You

November 23, 2022

In an extensive global address on November 23, Her Holiness Sai Maa offers to us the energies of Puttaparthi, India and Sai Baba’s birthday, with expansive teachings and so much more!

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Darshan with Sai Maa in Izu, Japan

October 23, 2022

During a trip to Izu, Japan, Her Holiness Sai Maa offered Darshan, with several hundred people receiving Darshan. Izu is notable as a point for Sai Maa to anchor Light on the planet.

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Dev Diwali Celebration in Kashi

November 7, 2023

The Brahmachari and staff of the Shaktidhaam Ashram celebrated Dev Diwali on November 7 with a boat ride on the Ganges river. Dev Diwali is celebrated only in Varanasi (Kashi) India and is its most auspicious festival. The steps of all the ghats (piers) on the riverfront and all the temples are lit with millions of earthen lamps. There were also fireworks and a laser light show for the celebration.

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Diwali Celebration at Shaktidhaam Ashram

October 24, 2022

The Brahmacharis and staff of Sai Maa’s ashram celebrated the holiday of Diwali, the Festival of Lights, with the lighting of candles, a special puja ceremony, and concluded with fireworks.

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Sai Maa in Japan

October 14, 2022

For the first time in three years, Her Holiness Sai Maa was in Japan! In October, Sai Maa offered two programs in Tokyo – Spirit, Love, Healing and HealthSpan & Quality of Life.

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Fall Navaratri 2022

October 5, 2022

Navaratri is the sacred nine nights of Mother Divine which can reignite the victorious innate power that resides in us all. During these 9 days from September 26 to October 5, we experienced the Divine Feminine principles of Vibrant Living, Abundance, Enlightenment, and more.

To view photos and videos of the Fall Navaratri activities, join or preview the Shaktidhaam telegram channel.

Navaratri Yagyas

October 4, 2022

The yagyas (sacred fire ceremonies) of Navaratri support us in removing obstacles and enhancing a vibrant life, receiving abundance, and remaining focused on our spiritual awakening and enlightenment. The Fall Yagyas took place on September 26, October 1 and October 4.

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Global Address – The New Energy of You

September 24, 2022

Following a trip to Egypt, Her Holiness Sai Maa gave a global address on September 24, sharing about the energy of enlightenment, speaking to our cells, and much more.

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Sai Maa’s Discourse on the Life of Krishna

August 19, 2022

A celebration of Krishna Janmashtami (Krishna’s birthday) was held at the Shaktidhaam Ashram in Kashi, India on August 19 with a special puja ceremony. Her Holiness Sai Maa called the Ashram and offered a profound discourse on the life and service of Krishna to the pundits (priests) and the Ashram team.

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Birthday Celebrations for Sai Maa

August 2, 2022

People from around the world celebrated the birthday of Her Holiness Sai Maa. Celebrations included a sacred fire ceremony for Sai Maa, special ceremonies at the Shaktidhaam Ashram in Kashi, India and a global birthday webinar.

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Guru Purnima Ceremony & Livestream

July 13, 2022

On the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima in July we celebrated the sacredness of this holiday and expressed our devotion to Her Holiness Sai Maa in ceremonies at Shaktidhaam Ashram and Denver, Colorado.

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The Vail Intensive with Sai Maa

July 10, 2022

In July, students from around the world joined Her Holiness Sai Maa in Vail, Colorado for the first in-person program since 2019, which included energetic healing work, profound teachings, and Darshan.

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Message from Sai Maa to Japan and the Japanese

July 8, 2022

After receiving news of the death of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Her Holiness Sai Maa shared a message for Japan and the Japanese with Rajeshwari Maa, director of Sai Maa Japan.

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Unique Yagyas to Bless Mothers and Fathers

June 19, 2022

In Varanasi (Kashi), India at Sai Maa’s ashram, uniquely activated yagyas (sacred fire ceremonies) were offered as an opportunity to express our thankfulness and gratefulness to our mothers and fathers on May 8 and June 19.

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Interview with Her Holiness Sai Maa

June 3, 2022

In a recent interview for Ageless and Timeless with Michele Hughes, Sai Maa shares on several topics, including your life purpose, how to receive and how to give, the importance of awareness, and more.

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72 Names of God

April 15, 2022

During the time of Passover, Her Holiness Sai Maa was working energetically with the 72 names of God. In this video, Acharya Dayanand Das shares teachings about the 72 names of God.

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Humanitarian Meals at Shaktidhaam Ashram

April 11, 2022

In celebration of Navaratri, on April 11, the Shaktidhaam Ashram in Kashi, India offered a bhandara (feeding program) to serve the local community of Harischandra Ghat. Children, families, and workers (approximately 400 people) were fed at the ashram with a 7-item hot meal that was freshly cooked at the ashram.

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Navaratri Yagyas Offered

April 10, 2022

Navaratri is the nine nights of the Divine Mother, celebrating Shakti (divine feminine power) and the capacity to transform our lives. Powerful yagyas (sacred fire ceremonies) offered during this time (April 2, 5, 10) invoke vibrant living, abundance, and enlightenment through Goddesses Durga/Kali, Lakshmi, and Saraswati.

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Global Address – Create a Planet of Love

March 13, 2022

On Sunday, March 13, Her Holiness Sai Maa offered a discourse with profound teachings of the critical role we all play in the upliftment of the planet, emphasizing the importance of love.

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Shivaratri Abhishek Ceremony Held at Her Holiness Sai Maa’s Ashram

March 1, 2022

A special ceremony of Rudra Abhishek was held at Sai Maa’s ashram in Kashi, India on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri on March 1, 2022. The ceremony was performed by 11 pundits (priests) and Anant Das Maharaj of the ashram. Prasad (blessed food and drink) was distributed by the ashram staff among thousands of devotees on this auspicious occasion.

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Watch a brief video of the ceremony from Jaidesh News.

Sai Maa’s Valentine’s Day Message

February 14, 2022

With great blessings from Her Holiness Sai Maa’s heart, Sai Maa offered this Valentine’s Day audio message about love and invites each of us to go into our hearts.

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Global Unity Gathering – Ignite Your Profound Life

December 16-19, 2021

Spanning four days, Her Holiness Sai Maa and Sai Maa’s teachers offered an extraordinary online program with special guests, meditation, movement, chanting and dancing. With 1800 attendees from over 60 countries joining in the program, Sai Maa poured forth Shakti (spiritual energy) and shared on a range of topics, including Evolution of Consciousness, Relationships, Soul, and the New Era of Earth’s civilization.

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Historic Temple Inauguration in Kashi, India

December 13, 2021

December 13 was a historic and special day in Kashi, India as Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the Kashi Vishwanath Dham, an expansion of the revered and sacred Shiva temple to create a corridor from the temple to the river Ganga. An abhishekam of the lingam of Lord Shiva in the form of Vishwanath – lord of the Universe – was offered. In the video, as Modi enters, he is welcomed by our Punditji, who has recently been appointed to the prestigious post of Trustee of the temple. Watch the video

Celebration of Dev Diwali

November 19, 2021

On November 19, the Shaktidhaam Ashram team celebrated Dev Diwali by lighting the ashram with lamps, joining a boat ride on the Ganga river, and fireworks. In Hindu tradition, the gods descend to Earth to bathe in the river Ganges on this day. View the photos & videos

Celebrating the Light of Diwali

November 4, 2021

To celebrate Diwali, our pundits (priests) activated the powerful energies of Ganesh and Lakshmi during Diwali puja (ceremony) at Shaktidhaam ashram in Kashi, India on November 4.
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H.H. Sai Maa’s 2021 Navaratri Messages

October 19, 2021

Following the time of Fall Navaratri, H.H. Sai Maa recorded two profound audio recordings, on October 19 and October 21. Sai Maa addresses the source of human suffering and extends a compelling invitation to live in joy no matter what. Sai Maa also invites us to co-create the new civilization as an extension of Source.
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Listen to the Oct 21 audio

Inauguration Ceremony of Shri Nilayam Kutir

October 17, 2021

Mahamandaleshwar Anant Das Maharaj, representing Sai Maa’s Shaktidhaam Ashram, was invited as one of four distinguished guests to bless the inauguration of Shri Nilayam Kutir, a boutique hotel and program center in Kashi, India with an emphasis on spiritual activities. During the October 17 program, there was Vedic Chanting, Lighting of the Deep Lamp, and Bhajan Sandhya (chanting program). Other honored guests included Mahamandaleshwar Shri Santosh Das Ji Maharaj, Mahant Shri Ram Gopal Das Ji Maharaj, and Acyuta Sri Mohan Das Ji.
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Durga Puja for Fall Navaratri

October 11, 2021

During the time of Fall Navaratri, October 9-15, a Durga Puja ceremony was held at Sai Maa’s Shaktidhaam Ashram in Kashi, India for three days. In the Ashram and throughout Kashi, there were altars of Goddess Durga built all around the city. On the ninth night, thousands of people visit these altars seeking the blessings of Durga.
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Celebration of Krishna’s Birthday at Shaktidhaam Ashram

August 30, 2021

In celebration of Krishna Janmashtami, a special Krishna Puja was held on August 30 at the Shaktidhaam Ashram. Additionally everyone was invited to recite Krishna mantras, chant and dance to Krishna chants, and tap into the Krishna energy activated at Shaktidhaam and around the world as millions celebrated Krishna’s birthday. View the slideshow

Maha Lakshmi & Abundance Discourse with H.H. Sai Maa

August 29, 2021

In this discourse, Her Holiness Sai Maa shares about the power, beauty, and majesty of Maha Lakshmi and how the glory of Maha Lakshmi and abundance can take expression in our lives. Watch H.H. Sai Maa’s Discourse

Maha Lakshmi Initiation & Yagyas

August 1, 2021

Announced on August 1st, H.H. Sai Maa is offering a Maha Lakshmi Mantra Initiation and yagyas to activate within you the power and abundance of Maha Lakshmi and free yourself from limitations. To bring the energy of abundance into your life, you will receive an online Maha Lakshmi sacred mantra initiation, followed by yagyas to amplify the qualities of Maha Lakshmi. Learn more here.

Birthday Discourse “Conscious Evolution”
and Celebration of H.H. Sai Maa’s Birthday

August 1-2, 2021

During the time of Sai Maa’s birthday (August 2nd), we celebrated this joyful occasion with 3 online events, including Sai Maa’s Birthday Discourse and Chanting, a Birthday Celebration Webinar with Lucinda Hanover, and a Birthday Yagya for Sai Maa held at the Shaktidhaam Ashram in Kashi. Watch the replay of Sai Maa’s Discourse and Celebration. View the slideshow of Birthday celebrations for Sai Maa.

Celebrating Guru Purnima

July 24, 2021

On July 24th, we celebrated Guru Purnima at our Shaktidhaam Ashram in Varanasi, India and online around the world with special ceremonies, including Aarti to Jagadguru H.H. Sai Maa. This was followed by a discourse from Sai Maa and chanting together with Sai Maa.

Watch Jagadguru Sai Maa’s Guru Purnima Discourse here.
See the full ceremony here.

Yagya to Honor Fathers

June 20, 2021

On June 20, 2021 in Kashi, India at Shaktidhaam ashram, a uniquely activated yayga (sacred fire ceremony) was offered as an opportunity to express our gratitude to our fathers as H.H. Sai Maa actived the yagya for deep energetic and karmic healing. View the slideshow

Pandemic Relief Aid

May 13, 2021

Since 2020, the Light Legacy Foundation for Sai Maa’s humanitarian work has provided pandemic relief aid through a fund that provides food, blankets, medical supplies, and other much needed items. If you’re interested in helping, visit our Foundation webpage.

Yagya to Honor Mothers

May 9, 2021

On May 9, 2021 in Kashi, India at Shaktidhaam ashram, a uniquely activated yayga (sacred fire ceremony) was offered as an opportunity to express our gratitude to our mothers as H.H. Sai Maa actived the yagya for deep energetic and karmic healing. View the slideshow

Unstoppable Joy Weekend

April 9-11, 2021

People from around the world joined in an online weekend of joy with H.H. Sai Maa on April 9-11, 2021 with over 1,000 participants joining in the Friday segment. Along with Sai Maa’s teachers and special guests, a wealth of teachings and spiritual practices were offered, with an emphasis on the healing elements of sound. View the slideshow